5 days in New Mexico Itinerary

5 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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5 days in New Mexico Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + Shuttle:  9 h
1
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Taos
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  10 h 30 min
End: New York City

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Bandelier National Monument, contemplate the long history of El Rancho de las Golondrinas, and then make a trip to Canyon Road. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, then see the interesting displays at The Harrell House Bug Museum, then explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Santa Fe vacation builder website.

New York City to Santa Fe is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Santa Fe, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Santa Fe, with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bandelier National Monument
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Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

2
nights
Taos

Taos ©
Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Blumenschein Home & Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Taos Art Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Millicent Rogers Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Taos Pueblo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): explore the galleries of Kit Carson Home & Museum, then steep yourself in history at Kit Carson Park, and then view the masterpieces at Las Comadres.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Taos journey planning site.

Drive from Santa Fe to Taos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Santa Fe in July, expect Taos to be little chillier, temps between 83°F and 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taos

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Taos Art Museum ©
Taos Art Museum
Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo
Millicent Rogers Museum ©
Millicent Rogers Museum

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